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October 17, 2016

Meet in Reykjavik has had an ambassador club in place since 2014. To date, some 150 ambassadors have registered to work with the convention bureau to attract meetings, conferences and events in their field. Dr Eyþór Ivar Jónsson and Haraldur Sigursteinsson have managed to secure two large European conferences in Reykjavik, Iceland, attracting over 1,000 delegates each.

Two international conferences took place at Harpa, Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Center on 26-28 April in Iceland. Both hosted the Harvard professor Michael Porter as the main speaker. First was the Iceland Geothermal Conference (IGC 2016) that was held in Iceland for the third time, this time with over 77 speakers and over 700 attendees of over 45 nationalities. In parallel with the IGC 2016, the Social Progress Imperative Conference (SPI) took place at Harpa, with the Social Progress Index as its main agenda…
Gestamóttakan – Your Host in Iceland has merged with the conference and events company CP Reykjavik. The name of the merged company will be CP Reykjavik. It will be the biggest company in its field in the Icelandic tourism industry. Its turnover will be close to ISK 1 billion. Both companies have years of experience organizing and running conferences, managing events and providing services to tourists. The merged company will continue providing its domestic and foreign customers with comprehensive services for conferences, meetings, events, incentive and customized trips…Read More

Brand new edition of travel trade guide for European City cards puts the spotlight on 40 destinations !

February 19, 2014

Brand new edition of travel trade guide for European City cards puts the spotlight on 40 destinations!

Targeting travel operators and intermediaries, this new edition of the digital brochure presents you with all you need to know about 40 city cards from 23 countries!

The guide has been put together by a collaboration of 40 city tourist offices working under the auspices of the European City Cards Knowledge Group. As well as offering a succinct overview of how the cards can work for you, the e-brochure provides much practical information, including details of commissions and contact details for each and every city. With the help of the brochure, the travel trade is able to make optimum use of city cards so as to create new business and at the same time enhance the customer experience.

Olivier Occelli, chairperson of the European City Cards Group says: “this e – brochure is trendy, cost effective, practical for the readers, and most important, easy to forward. You just scroll on the document and follow the links you are interested in.”

City Cards are a great way to see the sights and save money!

The cards offer free and/or discounted admission to leading visitor attractions, combined in many cases with public transport options, as well as discounts at shops, bars and restaurants. It is a truly perfect way to discover a city.

40 cities in one!
The cities and City Cards you can find out in the e-brochure are: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Belfast, Berlin, Bratislava, Brugge, Brussels, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dijon, Dublin, Geneva, Ghent, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Helsinki, Innsbruck, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Lyon, Nantes, Nice, Nürnberg, Oslo, Paris, Prague, Reykjavik, Split, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Turku, Valencia, Vienna, Vilnius, Zagreb, Zaragoza and Zürich.

The e-brochure is available for free and on or by directly contacting individual cities.

City Cards are also available on, and their mobile phone applications are downloadable for free at the Appstore and at the Android Market.

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